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Is Toyota's Kentucky investment a victory for Trump?

Toyota’s $1.3bn investment in Kentucky is being hailed as a triumph by both the Japanese auto giant and US president Donald Trump. The move has improved relations between the two – whether or not it has been years in the pipeline.

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Orlando's attractions lure KPMG training centre

Incentives and a host of attractions cemented Orlando in Florida as a perfect location for KPMG’s new training office. But equally important have been efforts by the Orlando Economic Partnership to make the move as smooth as possible, including finding a site close to the local airport. Michal Kaczmarski reports.

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A three-point framework to measure Trump’s impact on inbound investments

The national and local investment climate in the US is confusing to most investors. Here, Robert Ginsburg outlines a three-point framework for them to measure Donald Trump’s impact on inbound investments. 

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The United States of Uncertainty: what will Trump mean for FDI?

US president Donald Trump has already alienated some companies with his attempted travel ban but others are hoping that the former entrepreneur’s policies will result in a positive business environment in the country. What is clear is that his administration will be unlike any seen before, as Erika Morphy reports.

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VinaCapital helps Vietnam maximise investment potential

Investment firm VinaCapital is leveraging off Vietnam’s impressive growth as state-owned enterprises are privatised or private businesses are floated, attracting interest from foreign multinationals. But the key to its strategy is ensuring benefits feed back into the local economy, as managing director Andy Ho tells Natasha Turak.

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Panattoni seeks bigger slice of Europe

US warehouse developer Panattoni is eyeing expansion into western Europe, as online sales boom and the available storage space fills up. Meanwhile, Brexit might be an opportunity to enter the UK market, CEO Robert Dobrzycki tells Michal Kaczmarski.

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Palm Jumeirah developer shows off Dubai’s next property projects

Nakheel, developer of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah, visited the Mipim exhibition to showcase the country’s latest real estate projects, which include a mall and four reclaimed islands. Natasha Turak reports.

Colombia in dispute with Spain’s Electricaribe

Now that Colombia is becoming more stable, investors are keen to get a slice of the new market. But Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa appears to have bitten off more than it can chew with its Electricaribe venture, which has come to grief after overextending itself. Michael Deibert reports.

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Managing corruption risk in joint ventures is still crucial

As multinationals continue to get mired in investigations into their joint ventures, it is more important than ever for companies to minimise risk by building anti-corruption measures into deals, says Josh Kwicinski.

Amazon wins $1.5bn transfer pricing dispute with IRS

Amazon has won a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service, whose calculations were criticised by the US Tax Court as “capricious and unreasonable”. Erika Morphy reports.

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